Technics EAH AZ80See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Nothing Ear 2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Technics EAH AZ80||Nothing Ear 2|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ip54|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||10mm||11.6mm|
|battery life of charging case||17.5hours||30hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✓|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||8only||6only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✗||✓|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Technics EAH AZ80's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Technics EAH AZ80, Nothing Ear 2 have a rating of IP54 meaning that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Technics EAH AZ80 have a weight of 14g . We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that lighter devices are easier to transport.
Nothing Ear 2, at 9g weigh less than the Technics EAH AZ80 with a difference -5g
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Technics EAH AZ80 are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Nothing Ear 2 also is true wireless because it has no wires linking the 2 earbuds together.
Technics EAH AZ80 are resistant to sweat
Nothing Ear 2's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
An earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Technics EAH AZ80 have an earbud foam for some people it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Nothing Ear 2 also have an earbud foam, which implies that by design they rest on the outer concha ridge of your ear, located in the center of your outer ear.
Technics EAH AZ80 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Technics EAH AZ80's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Nothing Ear 2 also have stereo speakers
ANC utilises more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) then producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Technics EAH AZ80 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, good for your ears as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Nothing Ear 2 too have Active Noise Cancellation which makes either of the devices ideal for flights and rush hour travels. Each work with different noise cancellation settings, pick the setting that suits your travel or that suites your chill time.
Technics EAH AZ80 sit tightly in place, creating an acoustic covering that tones down background noise while preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Nothing Ear 2, and Technics EAH AZ80 have passive noise reduction which implies that they limit ambient noise instead of actively using ANC to cancel it out.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a unit size of 10mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, its size determines the loudness of the device.
Nothing Ear 2 driver unit is 11.6mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 1.6mm , many people have a misconception that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yes, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not imply that they deliver better quality sound.
The Technics EAH AZ80's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response measures if and how well an audio component produces low recognizable frequencies and if it alters the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The Technics EAH AZ80's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component generates high human frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Nothing Ear 2's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that Technics EAH AZ80 can generate a clearer and crispier treble than the Nothing Ear 2
Technics EAH AZ80's battery life is 7.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Nothing Ear 2's battery life is less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 1.5 hours . Each time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Technics EAH AZ80's case has a charge of 17.5 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before recharging the case itself.
Nothing Ear 2's charging case has a battery life of 30 hours, more than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 12.5 hours
It takes 2 hours to fully charge the Technics EAH AZ80's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for extended periods.
Nothing Ear 2 takes 1 hours to fully charge the battery, less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 1 hours
Technics EAH AZ80's battery power is 85mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
Nothing Ear 2's battery power is 33mAh. less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 52mAh
The Technics EAH AZ80, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the earbuds, you simply place down on a compatible charging pad.
Nothing Ear 2 also support wireless charging, always look out for the charging standard of the earbuds.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your earbuds and charging case.
Nothing Ear 2 too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
Technics EAH AZ80 have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Nothing Ear 2 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Technics EAH AZ80 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Nothing Ear 2 has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Technics EAH AZ80 have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Nothing Ear 2 have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ80
Technics EAH AZ80 support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Technics EAH AZ80 will work well with your MacBook. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Nothing Ear 2 support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Technics EAH AZ80 support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It can reach a high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have 8 microphones.
While the Nothing Ear 2 microphones are 6, less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Nothing Ear 2 too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
Nothing Ear 2 microphone sensitivity is measured at -40dBV/Pa. The amount of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even while wearing the earbuds
The Nothing Ear 2 support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Technics EAH AZ80 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Nothing Ear 2 too support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears improving your listening experience.
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, the Nothing Ear 2 have a find earbuds feature.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge the earbuds.
The Nothing Ear 2 support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery is filling up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support multipoint of 3 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. Say, you can switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Nothing Ear 2 support multipoint count of 2, less than that of Technics EAH AZ80 by 1 only . Bluetooth multipoint is useful because you can be on one call without missing notifications coming from another connected device.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a mute function, they have the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Nothing Ear 2 too have the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
With the Technics EAH AZ80, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Nothing Ear 2 too have a control panel on them.
The Technics EAH AZ80 have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
The Technics EAH AZ80 support voice prompts. Automatically receive information through audio messages, like if there is an issue with the connection.
Nothing Ear 2 too have voice prompts .i.e the earbuds notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the device.
The Technics EAH AZ80 come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a cover may easily damage them.
Nothing Ear 2 too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.